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Sears Tower, now known as Willis Tower, is a 108-story 1,451 feet (442 m) skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. At the time of its completion on 4 May 1973, it was the tallest building in the world.

Sears/Willis Tower is:

  • the tallest building in the Americas
  • second tallest freestanding structure in the Americas
    ( 86 feet (26 m) shorter than Toronto's CN Tower)
  • the fifth tallest freestanding structure in the world (by pinnacle height), after the Burj Khalifa, the Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, the CN Tower and the Ostankino Tower.
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